Shot in and around Oakland, California in the 1930s by an unidentified family. Shows passenger railroad trains in and around Oakland; Oakland Airport; family activities around Lake Merritt; and a trip in a small plane, probably from Oakland Airport. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Oakland, California, Railroads (Passenger), transportation
Condensed version of Golden Spike Celebration on 10/23/14 for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, held at Cain Rock, Humboldt County, California. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Transportation: Railroad, California, Celebrations
title: California 1941 title: Week-End Jaunts title: July 4, 1941 brief POV of Los Angeles streets through windshield VS Griffith Park and Griffith Observatory Griffith Observatory and Greek Theatre sign Sunset Boulevard seen in POV through windshield title: Homes of the Stars -- Jack Benny, 1148 Pickfair Way, Baby Snooks, Ralph Bellamy, Burns & Allen, Mary Boland, May Robson, Frank Morgan, "Humble Shack of Atwater Kent," "Here Lives Hormel, No Stockyard Smell,." Los... Topics: home movies, california, mt wilson
Home movie picturing Mt. Shasta, Yellowstone National Park and steamship journey aboard S.S. Octorara to Buffalo, ca. early 1930s. Topics: home movies, Mount Shasta, California, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, steamships, S.S....
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive Producer: Richard Atkinson. Producer and Director: Ed Woodworth. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: California: Santa Monica, California: Scenics
Notes in can state: Washington New Orleans Kelly Field San Antonio (Brook Park) Ft Sam Houston Uvalde, Texas Carlsbad Cavern San Jacinto Riverside Mt Roudeaux (Grass) ???? Mission Inn Topics: home movies, prelinger, Washington, Louisiana, Texas, California, Riverside California
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: California, Transportation: Railroad
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, running unopposed for the Democratic nomination, sits in the sides quite satisfied with the situation as he finds it. Newsreel story. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Political campaigns and elections: California, Knowland, William
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive Producer: Richard Atkinson. Producer and Director: Ed Woodworth. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: California: Santa Monica, California: Scenics
Note in can states:; Carmel Trip; Balboa Monkey in orange grove; Mission Capistrano; Bel-Air Estates; - monkey and mother in park - Sunset Blvd; - pond on S.M. Blvd.; - Westwood bldg.; - close-up of Monkey; - S.M. Sunset Topics: home movies, prelinger, Southern California
Note in can states: Pasadena, Roses, Huntington Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seal Rocks, Monterey, Yosemite. Topics: home movies, prelinger, California, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Monterey,...
Home movies shot by a Michigan delegate to the 1956 Republican National Convention in San Francisco. Includes scenes of the city of San Francisco, Marin County and Mill Valley Air Force Station, and travel through the Interior West. A long sequence shows delegates at the Republican Convention, probably including dignitaries of the time, and long shots of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard M. Nixon speaking from the podium. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, travel and tourism, California, San Francisco, Marin County, Political conventions...
Multicultural parable showing the similarities between six California families, each of whom adopts a Scottie puppy. Produced and directed by Emily Benton Frith. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Animals: Dogs, Race relations, California: Multiculturalism
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: California: History and culture, Transportation: Railroad, California: "Redwood Empire"
Viewing notes state: “Charbauer” ? Hotel; Charbauer or Tharbauer; Humble Building; oil rig / wife in car (ca. 1954); Death Valley; driving; Welcome to New Mexico sign (2 frames; Arizona Welcomes You sign; car/driving in desert; Tamquitz Canyon Palm Springs sign (2 frames); Griffith Observatory (overexposed); Pacific Ocean; Big Sur (?); Street scene; Torres Inn Hotel; Carmel, California: shops, old church, bay, ocean scenes, wife and sister; Point Joe; San Francisco street scenes, wharf,... Topics: home movies, prelinger, San Francisco, Carmel, Western U.S., California
Famous frog-jumping contest memorialized in Mark Twain's short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Newsreel story presenting the 100th anniversary of the contest. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Animals: Frogs, Angels Camp, California
San Mateo, California hairstylist Grivee demonstrates novelty hairdos, including the "Parakeet," "Number 9," and the "Swept-Wing." Newsreel story. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, San Mateo, California, Hair
byCalifornia Packing Corporation, Industrial and Public Relations Department
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film "Out of the Spirit of '49," produced for the same sponsor. Director: Dave Butler. Writer: Phil Smith. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Agriculture: Food industry: Canning, Occupations: Cannery workers, California: History and culture
Home movies shot on trips to San Francisco, California, Florida and Georgia, ca. 1949-51. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, San Francisco, Florida, Georgia, California, Travel and tourism, Atlantic Ocean
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Car culture: Youth, U.S.: West, California: Scenics
Beautiful Kodachrome film showing how California dried fruit is grown, harvested, processed, sorted, weighed, and packed. With alluring imagery of apricots, prunes, peaches, and raisins. Story: Gene Walker. Photography: Dave Butler. Recording: Bill Palmer. Narrator: Dr. Sunshine. Topics: Agriculture: Food industry: Fruit: Dried, Occupations: Agriculture, California: Agriculture
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several areas, including Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona, San Luis Obispo and San Diego in California, and Western Michigan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Travelogues, Arizona, California, Michigan, Recreation
Detailed treatment of the Los Angeles Fire Department, its equipment, personnel and activities. With excellent Kodachrome footage of firefighters at work, fires, nighttime neon signs, and fire prevention and safety activities. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Fires and firefighting, California: Los Angeles
A peek inside the pea processing operations that culminate in Del Monte brand canned peas. With glimpses of 1930s kitchens and images of Depression-era California agriculture. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Agriculture: Food industry: Peas, California: Agriculture, California: History and culture
0682 PA8532 World of Tomorrow, The from 025.07; Engel collection; 16 B&W MOS neg pix ( 3 reviews ) Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, San Francisco: Scenics:...
Activities at the newly opened Beany's drive-through fast food restaurant, Long Beach, California, 1952 or 1953. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: California, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, fast food, restaurants, food, car culture, automobiles,...
Detailed treatment of the Los Angeles Fire Department, its equipment, personnel and activities. With excellent Kodachrome footage of firefighters at work, fires, nighttime neon signs, and fire prevention and safety activities. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Fires and firefighting, California: Los Angeles
Produced to justify the bracero farm labor program to the general public, especially American citizens in California who felt threatened by the influx of workers over the border from Mexico. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Mexican Americans, Occupations: Agriculture, California: History and culture